Our planet’s resources are running out. Nations are competing over increasingly scarce commodities: oil, food and water. Shortages mean dizzying price rises. Meanwhile, China has embarked on one of the greatest commodity rushes in history. In Winner Take All Dambisa Moyo, critically acclaimed author of How The West Was Lost and Dead Aid, shows how this scramble for resources threatens world stability and discusses what action is needed for a just, balanced and peaceful global economy.
Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a renowned economist who analyzes the global macro-economy. She was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. Dr. Moyo has an established international reputation as a thought leader on the political and macroeconomic landscape across developing countries, in particular the BRICs and the frontier economies in Africa, Asia and South America. She currently serves on the boards of Barclays Bank, SABMiller, and Barrick Gold.
Dr. Moyo completed a PhD in Economics at Oxford University and holds a Masters degree from Harvard University, and has worked at the World Bank and Goldman Sachs. She has been named by Time Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2009 , as well as to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders group. Her work regularly appears in economic and finance-related publications such as the Financial Times, Barrons magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. Ms. Moyo is also a contributing editor to CNBC, the business and finance news network.
Ms. Moyo leverages her comprehensive economic understanding to inform a practical investment strategy, realize opportunities and manage risks across emerging economies. Her work examines the interplay between rapidly developing countries, international business, and the global economy, while highlighting investment opportunities and convergence themes.